Corporate & Acquisition Finance

 
Our banking and finance team has extensive experience advising lenders and borrowers in a wide range of corporate and acquisition finance matters.

We apply our deep understanding of the legal and regulatory regimes to advise on debt and equity financing, and all types of loan facilities and related security structures.

We advise across the whole lifecycle of a transaction and tap into broader expertise throughout the firm, including corporate and tax, to provide a multidisciplinary solution for all transactions.

Experience

  • Acting for a mezzanine subscriber for notes in a warehouse trust established by RESIMAC to acquire more than $300m of mortgage loans currently funded by RHG.
  • Advising Westpac Banking Corporation on a $30m refinancing for a global tourism operator.
  • Advising the Dyson Group of Companies on the acquisition finance of two Melbourne bus groups and refinancing of all its existing debt.
  • Acting for APN Funds Management on a restructure of debt and sell down of assets for its European funds, with a combined debt of more than €490m.
  • Advising APN Funds Management on $170m senior and mezzanine syndicated loan facilities with National Australia Bank and Gresham Property Funds Management.

Key contact

Mark has experience acting for Australian and overseas financial institutions, and leads the firm's Banking and Finance practice.

Our team

Eugene Chen

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Eugene advises Australian and Chinese clients on capital raising, funds management, licensing, anti-money laundering and more...

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